Reducing Congregate Care: Worth the Fight

Read about how the Annie E. Casey Foundation is working to support interventions that reduce congregate care from its current level of 16% of all foster care placements nationally to about 5 to 10% in the next five years and to move those children as quickly as possible toward lifelong family connections and permanent homes.

April 4, 2012

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What is Kinship Care?

More than 2.7 million children in America live in kinship care — when relatives raise children whose parents no longer can. Explore reports and resources on kinship care.

April 27, 2020

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What is Foster Care?

Foster care is a temporary living situation for children whose parents can't take care of them and whose need for care has come to the attention of child welfare. Learn more about foster care and foster parents here.

April 14, 2020

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